The natural beauty of Southern Delaware

Nature & Wildlife in Southern Delaware

Southern Delaware has always buzzed as a hive of activity for wildlife and comes with plenty of natural space to explore.

From bird watching – will you spot a rare glimpse of the elusive sandhill crane? – to taking in the beauty of local plant and tree species, there’s a range of habitats and terrain types in the region, all waiting to be discovered by curious minds.

Thanks to Delaware Wild Lands and Ducks Unlimited, you can learn more about the native flora and fauna found in Southern Delaware. From the beaches, where you might recognise the famous horseshoe crab, to the lush, vibrant grasslands and waters, you can explore the whole region and get back to nature on foot or by bike.

Delaware Wild Lands

Delaware Wild Lands has been protecting and restoring the region’s natural beauty since 1961. From dedicating land for traditional uses to encouraging biodiversity, their passion for land protection means this region can be enjoyed by generations to come. They have protected 31,600 acres and actively manage 21,600 of that for wildlife and waterfowl. The stunning beauty of the region owes a huge debt to Delaware Wild Lands and their staff who work tirelessly to protect nature.

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